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How To Stretch A Pulled Hamstring Resources

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6 Stretches Every Runner Should Do

Stretching is an important component of any fitness routine. Although it can be tempting to finish a run and skip the stretches, you know better. Stretching has many benefits, including increased range of motion and improved muscular coordination. Re...  Read more

Exercises to Improve Your Posture

If the eyes are the windows to the soul, then posture is a lens to our health. Sit and stand with proper posture and you will physically look 10 years younger—and 10 pounds lighter. Psychologically, good posture conveys confidence, poise and le...  Read more

Basic Stretching Routine

Stretching is good for you, and it feels great, too! That's why we created this short and effective full-body stretching routine that you can follow whether you're a beginner or an advanced exerciser. Remember to warm up first and never stret...  Read more

Daily Stretching Routine

Are you always on the run and running out of time to stretch? Try adding a few standing stretches throughout the day. Whether standing in line, waiting for the bus or watching a soccer game, you can squeeze in some quality flexibility training. You c...  Read more

13 Yoga Poses for Runners

When I first started running, I felt sore and tight, despite stretching thoroughly afterwards. I started thinking that running wasn't meshing well with my yoga practice. Yoga helped me loosen my muscles, but running only seemed to tighten them. A...  Read more

Pulled Muscle in my right shoulder
Updated 5/2/2015 3:51:11 AM

Should I run/job with iit or let it heal? Also are there any other ways to help "mend" t? I've been using a muscle rub/freeze gel and painkillers but it's still ever so painful. I've had it since tuesday/wednesday. I can't rest it too m...  Read more

Pulled my old treadmill out of my sewing room and
Updated 4/29/2015 9:23:53 AM

Pulled my old treadmill out of my sewing room and into the living room,planning on 30 minutes daily to start as I have been so sedentary since I pulled my hamstrings a year ago. Now I just have to fight the kids for it ;-)...  Read more

I touched my toes today! I was stretching after ca
Updated 4/22/2015 1:37:15 PM

I touched my toes today! I was stretching after cardio and was finally able to touch my toes. I almost cried! Also, I learned that just because you weigh 267, that doesn't mean you can't run suicides, and like them! (At least a min at a time!)...  Read more

Just pulled out my box of 'thin' clothes... not su
Updated 4/21/2015 8:12:45 PM

Just pulled out my box of 'thin' clothes... not sure if it was a good idea or not. I feel kind of down now... partially because I let myself gain so much weight, & partly because of how long the road ahead is going to be... :-/...  Read more

Stretch Marks - Your Tiger Stripes
Updated 4/17/2015 8:24:55 AM

I know a lot of us (me included) probably weren't too happy that when we lost or gained weight that we developed stretch marks, lots of them. I've seen many threads from members asking what could be done. Now, there is a movement to embrace our...  Read more

Use your exercise ball to add additional hamstring stretch

I use my exercise ball to increase the intensity of hamstring stretches. First I get into a yoga position called "legs up the wall". (Back and head on floor, legs at 90 degrees up the wall.) Then I place the exercise ball between the wall and the b...  Read more

Stretching

I have recently incorporated stretching into my daily routine. How beneficial! Flexibility helps me more easily perform routine chores & reduces injury. The stretches for my lower back, including piriforms and hamstring, reduce lower back pain, w...  Read more

UK Mums (& other parents)

A group to share, inspire, support and chat on our journey to healtheir versions of ourselves. Pull up a chair, sit down, share ideas, recipes, inspiration, support, or just have a good old natter....  Read more

12 Hamstring Stretches for Greater Flexibility

Tight hamstrings are a common complaint not only amongst runners, cyclists and rowers, but for those who tend to sit most of the day, whether at a desk at work or school, spend a lot of time on the couch watching TV, sitting at the computer, even for...  Read more

5 Yoga Poses to Help You Rest Better

In addition to the physical benefits of yoga, it has plenty of mental benefits as well. Certain poses can help energize you and others can help relax you. While I wouldn't recommend a full yoga practice just before bed, doing a few of these gentle,...  Read more